RADIOLOGY INFORMATICS DATA SCIENIST
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Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time,
Categories: Data Analysis Services
The Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison, School of
Medicine & Public Health is seeking a Radiology Informatics Data Scientist who
will work under the direction of Dr. John Garrett and will work closely with
other staff, medical school groups, UW Health, and the Radiology Informatics
team. The Data Scientist will work with the administration and management of
clinical research studies and trials.
Dr. Garrett's research focuses on developing novel tools for radiological
imaging, leveraging new tools and technologies such as deep learning, and a
particular emphasis on translation of novel techniques into clinical practice.
Deep learning and machine learning has seen a meteoric rise in applications
within Radiology. This growth is both driving the need for high quality
curated datasets and mechanisms to introduce these tools into clinical
The Radiology Informatics Data Scientist will be responsible for data cleaning
and management, the development and maintenance of clinical research
databases, helping develop and deploy novel imaging tools, and disseminating
new knowledge through abstracts, posters, presentations, and manuscripts. They
will be also involved in project monitoring and evaluation, data analysis,
oversight of trainees, and dissemination of program results and will work
closely with the Department of Radiology's Informatics Analysists.
The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to
diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for
eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications
from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.
About the Job:
Data Scientist I (RE020)
Data Scientist II (RE021)
Data Scientist III (RE061)
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison.
We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their
identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion
enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of
excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a
welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people
who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
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PhD in Medical Physics, Computer Science, Biomedical Engineering,
Bioinformatics, or related field required.
- Experience working with medical imaging and electronic health record data
- Two or more years of experience with programming languages (C++, Python,
Matlab) and database languages (such as SQL) required.
- Comfortable working in a Linux environment.
- Must be familiar with containerized environments such as Docker
- Familiarity with medical imaging data and standards such as DICOM and HL7
- Experience with medical image processing and reconstruction preferred.
- Relevant work experience with radiology data and standards
- Familiarity with data management and lifecycle platforms such as Flywheel
- Experience in developing deep learning models for medical imaging, genetic
and/ or biological data and knowledge of deep learning frameworks such as
TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.
- Previous grant writing experience; manuscript writing; program management
and/or development experience.
- Experience contributing to clinical research projects
- Outstanding communication across all members of the team in order to
facilitate strong professional connection and understand/translate data
management and analysis needs to all members of the team.
COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:
UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to
January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An
individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after
receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-
dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be
considered. Please visit https: // covidresponse.wisc.edu for more information.
The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial criminal and/or
caregiver background check.
Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an
offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will
be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application
process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet
the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAYSERVICE for further
Data Scientist I(RE020) or Data Scientist II(RE021) or Data Scientist
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified
individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find
information about how to make a request at the following website:
https: // employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you
and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of
applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of
the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the
previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request;
please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Applications Open: Nov 24 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 26 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time